Tour of Pendle

Tour of Pendle Fell Race, 18 Nov
Report by Paul Alexander

As the final race in the Tod Harriers fell championships, the 34th running of the iconic and challenging 16.8 mile Tour of Pendle race took place on Saturday 18th November. It was a tough day out with its 4833ft of elevation but the Toddies had some great performances. Graeme Brown (pictured) managed an excellent 14th place overall and 2nd v40 whilst Annie Roberts continued her superb form finishing 2nd lady. Paul Hobbs also ran well to be 5th Male Vet for 34th overall. Race winners were Chris Holdsworth of Clayton in 02:19:16, and Victoria Wilkinson of Bingley in an astonishing 02:23:25 and 3rd place overall. Full Tod results:

14 Graeme Brown M40 02:38:12
34 Paul Hobbs M40 02:48:54
41 Annie Roberts W 02:49:51
64 Chris Goddard M 02:57:55
70 Andy McFie M 02:58:37
132 Robert Gray M40 03:12:24
240 James Riley M45 Tod03:33:33
250 Kate Mansell M45 03:35:32
258 Robert Halstead M55 03:36:43
268 Dan Taylor M 03:37:38
280 Andy Forbes M45 03:41:02
291 Robert Tyson M 03:42:53
338 Louise Greenwood W45 03:57:40
352 Kath Brierley W55 04:01:30
360 David Leslie M65 04:07:59
364 Benjamin Beckwith M 04:09:19
399 Sue Roberts W55 04:27:20
400 Mandy Goth W55 04:27:20
403 Fiona Armer W50 04:29:25

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